Tuesday, Sep 22 2020 | Time 23:24 Hrs(IST)
  • Goyal stresses on importance small retailers in sustaining food chains and essential supplies
  • Kerala reports 19 COVID deaths, 4,125 new +ve cases: CM
  • TDP chief demands CM to give 'declaration' at Tirumala
  • Surging river waters wash away jeep, six missing in Meghalaya
  • K'taka Deputy CM Govind Karjol tests +ve for COVID-19
  • K'taka Min launches Udyog Aadhar scheme
  • Indian, Australian navies to undertake PASSEX in Indian Ocean Region from Sept 23
  • Four MNS activists arrested for unauthorised travel in train, get bail
  • SAD’s Chakka Jam decision clear bid to exploit farmers' sentiment: Amarinder
  • Punjab registers 1,498 fresh COVID cases, tally crosses 1 lakh mark
  • India continues to bring to Africa, best developmental experiences: Jaishankar
  • Mah: Aurangabad registers 358 new COVID-19 cases, 7 deaths
  • Crowdera & HubSpot to co-organise pro-bono 'Startup Acceleration Bootcamp' for start-ups, SMEs
  • Jharkhand records 1,207 fresh Covid cases, 10 more deaths
  • Labour contractor wounded in firing in Palghar

Maha: MSEDCL Asst Engineer held for taking bribe

21 Sep 2020 | 11:05 PM

Aurangabad, Sep 21 (UNI) The Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) Aurangabad unit on Monday caught red-handed to the Assistant Engineer of Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Ltd (MSEDCL) attached with the Savangi office for allegedly accepting bribe of Rs 17,000 from the electric contractor.

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MP Indra Hang asks for early resolution of reservation issue of Limboo-Tamangs

21 Sep 2020 | 11:02 PM

Gangtok,Sep 21 (UNI) Sikkim’s lone Lok Sabha MP Indra Hang Subba has urged the Central government to resolve seat reservation issue regarding Limboo and Tamang tribes.

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Sikkim Assembly Session concludes; Supplementary Grants worth Rs 45123.63 lakhs passed

21 Sep 2020 | 10:57 PM

Gangtok, Sep 21 (UNI) The Sikkim Legislative Assembly on Monday voted and passed Supplementary Grants of Demands amounting to Rs 45,123.63 lakhs.

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Educational institutions partially re-open in Meghalaya

21 Sep 2020 | 10:46 PM

Shillong, Sep 21 (UNI) After almost six months of remaining completely closed, educational institutions, including schools partially re-opened in Meghalaya from Monday for senior students on a voluntary basis only for the purpose of seeking guidance from the teachers.

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Jharkhand CM makes veiled attack on BJP over SPOs agitation

21 Sep 2020 | 10:45 PM

Ranchi, Sep 21 (UNI) On the second day of the Monsoon Session of Jharkhand Assembly, the question hour was washed out, after BJP MLAs created a ruckus demanding withdrawal of land mutation bill and providing permanent service to the special police officers, who are sitting on dharna for the last 10 days.

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MP CM meets Speaker

21 Sep 2020 | 10:45 PM

Bhopal, Sep 21 (UNI) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan paid a courtesy visit on Monday to Pro Tem Speaker Rameshwar Sharma and Leader of Opposition Kamal Nath in Mr Sharma’s chamber prior to commencement of House’s single-day session, official sources said.

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MP CM, others tested prior to House session

21 Sep 2020 | 10:35 PM

Bhopal, Sep 21 (UNI) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Monday underwent a pulse oximeter test and had his temperature checked prior to entering the Assembly building for attending a single-day session, it was officially learnt.
The senior politician followed every precautionary measure in letter and spirit as the state continues to be locked in combat with the ‘millennium scourge’.

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13 more COVID hotspots taking total to 639 in Kerala

21 Sep 2020 | 10:33 PM

Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 21 (UNI) Thirteen more places were declared as COVID hotspots taking the total to 639 in Kerala on Monday.

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NHRC seeks ATR on death of two unattended covid positive patients in Odisha

21 Sep 2020 | 10:25 PM

Kendrapara,Sep 21 (UNI) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) today sought an Action Taken Report (ATR) from the Odisha Health and Family Welfare, Secretary on denial of treatment and subsequent death of two COVID-19 patients in Dhenkanal district

In a petition, Rights activist Radhakanta Tripathy alleged that two persons died due to failure, inaction and negligence of the doctors and the staff at Government District Headquarters Hospital (DHH), Dhenkanal,
Adjudicating the petition, the NHRC today directed the State Health and Family Welfare Secretary to submit an Action Taken Report within four weeks.

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Kerala reports 18 COVID deaths, 2,910 new +ve cases: Health Minister

Kerala reports 18 COVID deaths, 2,910 new +ve cases: Health Minister

21 Sep 2020 | 10:24 PM

Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 21 (UNI) Kerala reported 18 deaths due to COVID-19 on Sunday whereas 2,910 people tested positive to the virus, 3,022 patients have recovered and 39,285 patients are under treatment, Health Minister KK Shailaja said.

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Seven die, 309 new cases of nCoV in HP

21 Sep 2020 | 10:18 PM

Shimla, Sep 21 (UNI) Seven people died and 309 new nCoV cases registered in the state on Monday, increasing the hill state tally to 12438, state Government officer said.

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Two ASI suspended for consuming liquor in Bihar

21 Sep 2020 | 10:16 PM

Bhagalpur, Sep 21 (UNI) Two assistant sub inspectors (ASI)--Subhash Yadav and Paramhans Singh--were suspended for consuming liquor within the premises of Bhawanipur sub police station where they are posted.

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Hamirpur reports 21 fresh nCoV cases

21 Sep 2020 | 10:14 PM

Hamirpur (HP), Sep 21 (UNI) Twenty-two more persons, including children, were tested positive for COVID-19 in Hamirpur district today, said Dr Archna Soni, Chief Medical Officer, Hamirpur.

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PMT scam rap-sheet names pvt colleges’ bosses

21 Sep 2020 | 10:13 PM

Bhopal, Sep 21 (UNI) The Madhya Pradesh Government admitted on Monday in the Assembly that four private medical colleges’ directors and other functionaries were named as accused in a Central Bureau of Investigation charge-sheet – submitted approximately a year earlier in a special court – pertaining to inconsistencies vis-à-vis admissions made through the medium of the Pre-Medical Test 2012.
In a written reply to Mr Pratap Grewal (opposition Congress), Home Minister Narottam Mishra averred, “Complying with a Supreme Court order directive July 9, 2015 – regarding a writ petition – the Professional Examination Board-related cases were handed over to the federal inquiry agency therefore the state’s Special Task Force took no further action in that context. A communication from a CBI office in the state capital unambiguously mentioned that it is probing every PMT-linked irregularity from 2004 to 2013.”

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Lawyer shot dead in Buxar

21 Sep 2020 | 10:11 PM

Buxar, Sep 21 (UNI) Some armed criminals shot dead a lawyer Kunal Pande (35) under Muffasil police station area when he was going to the court here this morning.

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